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Fabrication and mechanical property of carbon nanotube/metal composites

Shang, N and Hasan, T and Lemoine, P and Papakonstantinou, P and Milne, WI (2010) Fabrication and mechanical property of carbon nanotube/metal composites. Proceedings - 2010 8th International Vacuum Electron Sources Conference and Nanocarbon, IVESC 2010 and NANOcarbon 2010. p. 390.

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Abstract

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are known to exhibit extraordinary mechanical properties such as high tensile strength, the highest Young modulus etc. These, combining with their large aspect ratio, make CNTs an excellent additive candidate to complement or substitute traditional carbon black or glass fiber fillers for the development of nano-reinforced composites. CNTs have thus far been used as additives in polymers, ceramics and metals to be pursued on practical applications of their composites. © 2010 IEEE.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div B > Solid State Electronics and Nanoscale Science
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 12:11
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2014 19:20
DOI: 10.1109/IVESC.2010.5644127